✪ Faculty of Public Health

1.Course introduction

Faculty of Health Sciences, Thammasat University has developed the Bachelor of Science Program, Public Health Undergraduate level at Rangsit Center since the academic year 2007. There are 3 majors (1) Occupational Health and Safety (2) Environmental Health and (3) Health Promotion. Later in the academic year 2016, the Bachelor of Science course was opened. In order to expand the opportunities for providing educational services with a modernized curriculum development to people in the northern region, teaching and learning were organized at TU. Lampang campus. The program consists of 3 majors which are 1) Environmental Health 2) Occupational Health and Safety and 3) Community Health.


2.Course objectives

  • 2.1 The program aims to produce students with knowledge, ability and skills in anticipation, awareness, assessment and control of environmental hazards in the workplace as well as incident control for work safety which can be applied to the profession as well.
  • 2.2 The program focuses on knowledge in environmental health science and related sciences. Students are able to integrate knowledge in science and public health in monitoring, surveillance, prevention and control of environmental factors that affect human health.
  • 2.3 Students are able to analyze environmental health problems occurring by surveying, examining, collecting and analyzing data to identify problems and assess the impact on the environment and health.
  • 2.4 Students potentially become a leader in the public health profession with knowledge, responsibility, morality and ethics, respect for human dignity.
  • 2.5 Students are encouraged to think systematically, logically, analyze and synthesize the health situation of the community in a holistic manner.
  • 2.6 Students are able to plan to solve problems and perform public health work creatively and efficiently with communities and related agencies as required by law.
  • 2.7 Students are able to manage health and public health services that respond to the health needs of the population in their responsible community.
  • 2.8 The graduates are able to provide public health services and health promotion and disease prevention services to people and other agencies.


3. Course format

  • 3.1 Faculty of Public Health, Lampang Campus offers 3 courses
    • 3.1.1 Bachelor of Science Program, Occupational Health and Safety Program
    • 3.1.2 Bachelor of Science Program, Environmental Health Program
    • 3.1.3 Bachelor of Science Program, Community Health Program
  • 3.2 Teaching and learning are conducted in Thai.
  • 3.3 Only Thai students accepted.


4. Professions that can be attained after graduation

  • 4.1 Occupational Health and Safety Program
    • 4.1.1 Safety officers at work (จ ป.) as specified by law.
    • 4.1.2 Occupational health and safety academic / Industrial hygiene
    • 4.1.3 Public health academic
    • 4.1.4 Safety inspector
    • 4.1.5 Safety inspector
  • 4.2 Environmental Health Program
    • 4.2.1 Public health academic
    • 4.2.2 Sanitation academic
    • 4.2.3 Health promotion academic
    • 4.2.4 Environmental academic
    • 4.2.5 Scientist
    • 4.2.6 Sanitation officer
    • 4.2.7 An expert in the preparation of environmental impact reports (EIA / EHIA)
    • 4.2.8 Environmental consultant
  • 4.3 Community Health Program
    • 4.3.1 Public health academic Or other related scholars
    • 4.3.2 Community developers
    • 4.3.3 NGO developers
    • 4.3.4 Research assistants or researchers in organizations both public and private.


5. Tuition Fee: 21,500 baht per semester


6. Number of faculty members at Lampang Campus

Education Level Academic Positions  Total 
Master’s DegreePhDFri.Assoc.Asst.Lecturer
 4 13 - - 1 16 17


7. Number of current students

Number of students/BranchesCode 59Code 60Code 61Code 62Total
1. Occupational Health and Safety35504134160
2. Enviromental Health19202825  92
3. Community Health24272623100


8. Student Enrollment Plan

Program PlanProgram Plan
1. Occupational Health and Safety40
2. Enviromental Health40
3. Community Health40


9. Outstanding research of the course

Longkul J., Wattanasoei S.(2018). Self-esteem, sexual values and sexual risk behavior among undergraduate students in the northern Thailand. Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development, Vol.9, Issue-8, p.310-315.

Wattanasoei S., Longkul J., Changkwanyeun R.(2018). Sexual communication and behavior among university students in the northern Thailand. International Journal of Management and Applied Science, Vol.4, Issue-12, p.68-71.

Outapa, P., Na Roi-et, V.(2018). Evaluation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) Management: Case Study of Lampang Municipality, Thailand. Applied Environmental Research, 40(1), p.46-56.


10. Total number of credits throughout the program

GroupOccupational Health and SafetyEnviromental HealthCommunity Health
General education 30 30 30
Subject111 113 108 
Professional Fundamentals 37  37   33 
Public Health Professions 33  33   33 
Professional in Specific Fields 41  43   42 
Elective course  6   6    6 
Total credits throughout the course.147 149 144 


11. Qualifications of Examination Eligibility

Genereal Specification: Common specification
  1. Applicants must have the determination to study full-time and will strictly comply with the regulations of the university
  2. Applicants are those have not yet had the right to study in any higher education institution in the past
  3. Not being a student of a university or other higher education institution unless studying at an open university or distance education (Online) with a degree.
  4. Not being a patient or being in a condition that will be a major obstacle to education.
  5. Not being a person who violates good morals or has serious behavioral issues.
Genereal Specification: Common specification
  1. Graduated from Matthayom 6 in the general science-mathematics field only
  2. Having a GPA of no less than 2.75
Specialization in Occupational Health and Safety Program

   1. A person must show that he/she has no vision problems by submitting a medical certificate issued by a public hospital on the interview day and must not have vision problems as follows:

1.1 Severe color blindness on both sides.

1.2 Having an abnormality in vision as follows:

1) Eyesight is normal when treated with glasses but still has eyesight less than 6/24 on both sides.

2) Good eyesight lower than 6/12, when it is the best solution.

1.3 Cannot see images in three dimensions

   2. No fingerprints and unable to control the equipment.